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Places Black-Owned Businesses on Whidbey Windermere Whidbey is a proud supporter and celebrator of Black History Month. This year we wanted to do something extra special to commemorate the month, so we have collected a list of Black-Owned Businesses on Whidbey that we think you are going to love visiting.  Orlando’s Bar and Southern BBQ | 656 SE Bayshore Dr […]
Places Where to Buy Pumpkins on Whidbey One of the very best things about autumn on Whidbey Island is being able to support all of our local farmers! Whether you’re looking for a Whidbey Island pumpkin patch recommendation or you’re new in town and want to start a tradition, you’ll find 3 excellent choices right here: The Farm Stand at K & […]
Places Dog Parks on Whidbey If you have been out exploring Whidbey recently, you might have noticed an abundance of furry four-legged creatures. It’s not much of a secret that Whidbey Islanders LOVE their dogs. As self-proclaimed “outdoorsy” people say, they are the perfect pet to have with you when hiking trails, swimming at the beach, and exploring places like […]
Places Chuckanut Drive – A Detour Worth Taking After living in Whidbey Island for a few years I finally decided to venture out and take the cliff-hugging drive along the Chuckanut Drive, a detour worth taking. SR11 is a 21.28 mile long highway that serves Skagit and Whatcom counties, in Washington. I started the drive in Edison, the town of kindness, and made […]
Places Old Growth Tree Near Cranberry Lake What You Will Find During a typical trip to Cranberry Lake, at Deception State Park it would not be uncommon to see kayaks floating atop the still waters, fisherman sitting along the winding edges of the lake, and kids splashing in the shallow waters while their parent’s BBQ. Have You Seen It […]
Places A Trip to Langley Plan your Trip to Langley A Little History Before You Plan Your Trip to Langley On the southern side of Whidbey Island along the Saratoga Passage lies the lovely little town of Langley. With a population of just over one thousand, this quaint town is home to a creative culture and endless entertainment. Langley’s history […]
Places Water Sports on Whidbey Whidbey Island Water Sports: Just in Time for Summer   As Island County transitions into we’ve noticed quite a few changes. Restaurants have re-opened their doors. Parks are now open to the public again. Even a few offices are welcoming back their employees.    For many, this change couldn’t have come soon enough. For those […]
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Places Whidbey Family Resources During COVID-19 Closures Whidbey Family Resources During COVID-19 Closures Many working parents with young children are scrambling to reassess the next 6 weeks and putting plans in place to keep kids healthy and learning while still earning necessary income. This is going to be a trying time for everyone but families with 2 working parents are facing a […]
Places Best Places on Whidbey For Whale Watching Discover the Best Places to Whale Watch When it comes to natural wonders, Whidbey Island is unbelievably blessed. With expansive undeveloped areas, nine state parks, and views that take your breath away, it’s hard to imagine it could get any better.    But it does!   In addition to our incredible outdoor opportunities for explorers, […]
Places Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries   “With intriguing accents of spice and musty earth [and] a gripping mouthful of tannins dance on the lengthy finish.”   These are the words used to describe Spoiled Dog Winery’s Estate Pinot Noir. If you are a fancy wine connoisseur, you probably knew what all of those words meant. […]
Places Back to School – Interview with Erik Mann Back to School  Interview with Erik Mann   Here at Windermere Whidbey we are blessed to work with a wonderful agent and friend, Erik Mann. Erik is a vested community member, passionate about Oak Harbor and specifically education. He has served on the Oak Harbor school board for the last 2 years and possesses a […]
Places Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island Hello Summer! Can you believe it’s here? That beautiful time of year filled with beach walks, swimming lessons, trips to Kapaws Iskreme and so much more! Here on Whidbey we have countless summer traditions we treasure greatly. From our Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration to the Whidbey Island Fair, […]
Places QR Codes Connecting Us to History QR Codes Connecting Us to History Coupeville: It’s of no surprise to anyone that Whidbey Island is home to some fascinating and wonderful towns each with their own history and culture. Perhaps the most intriguing is Whidbey’s oldest town and home of the first Whidbey Island settlement, Coupeville. Coupeville is an adorable waterfront community rich […]
Events Get Your Ghoul on Whidbey Island Style Get Your Ghoul on: Whidbey Island Style  If you have found yourself strolling the streets of Coupeville recently, you might have noticed some spooky spirits lurking about. Don’t worry! These ghouls aren’t out to get you but instead, they welcome in the Halloween season. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stephanie Meleah Cox […]
Places A Café in the Woods A Café in the Woods Literally tucked back in the woods of Langley at the end of a long and winding road is a little place you may not have heard of but is totally worth a visit! Mukilteo Coffee Roasters “Café in the Woods” is home to the “perfect cup of coffee”. If you […]
Places Summer Time Sweet Treats Summer Time Sweet Treats What do you do to keep cool in these hot summer months? One of our favorite things is to head out for a cold and sweet treat! Thankfully, Whidbey is home to some amazing places for just that! KAPAWS Iskreme – 21 Front St NE, Coupeville A post shared by Family […]
Places Parks in Oak Harbor Parks in Oak Harbor With summer winding down, we love to get outside and enjoy that glorious sunshine, and what better way to do that than visit some of the many parks in Oak Harbor? We love these parks because they are close by which makes them perfect for an after-work picnic or an evening […]